7 Gardening Quotes and Gorgeous Blooms to Inspire Your Spring Planting

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When I peeked outside the window yesterday, I swear I heard the earth whispering, a low beckoning call for the seeds of spring to be planted.  Or I may have just seen a blanket of snow covering the last trace of straw bedding around the daffodil bulbs, but either way, I know in my heart, the world and I are both ready for spring blooms!

This longing inspired me to pull out some photos of gorgeous garden blooms and produce from the last season… and they filled my soul with such gardening joy, I wanted to share them with you.  Each of these photos are from my garden to yours, inscribed with favorite gardening quotes.  Feel free to share them or download to your screen saver to brighten your day throughout the winter months as we plan our garden plots!

Gardening Quotes bloom where you are planted

“Bloom where you are planted.” – author unknown

Gardening Quotes garden earth

“To forget to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” -Mahatma Gandhi

Gardening Quotes spring day

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood

Gardening Quotes Life Begins Garden

“Life begins the day you start a garden.” – Chinese Proverb

Gardening Quotes gardener grows

“More grows in the garden than the gardener sows.” – Spanish Proverb

Gardening Quotes good farmer

“We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist.” – Wendell Berry

Gardening Quotes gardener seed fairy

“In every gardener, there is a child who believes in The Seed Fairy.” – Robert Brandt

What are some of your favorite gardening quotes? 

Get ready for your Spring garden today with author Barb Webb’s new book Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving — with Over 100 Recipes! (ISBN 1632280213,) an encyclopedia of farm to table knowledge designed to empower modern homesteaders!

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Barb Webb. Founder and Editor of Rural Mom, is an the author of "Getting Laid" and "Getting Baked". A sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky, wen she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s writing about country living and artisan culture.
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    • Linda Kinsman
    • March 7, 2016

    Beautiful post full of truth! I long to be outside amongst the green and blooms as well!

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